Ketogenic Diet For Epilepsy In India

Ketogenic Diet For Epilepsy In India

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The History of “Bad Fat” - For many years, it was common knowledge that fatty foods were the main reason to blame for weight gain. High fat diets were scorned by doctors because they cause weight gain, and they were also a main contributor to the prevalence of heart disease. Scientific studies that were carried out in the late 1940′s sought to answer the factors that contribute to coronary heart disease.

The findings of these studies resulted in a number of fast-food establishments changing their fry oil to vegetable oil, which contains much less saturated fat than the palm oil and animal fats that were used previously. Unsurprisingly, the studies that prompted these actions had more public policy effects in the coming years. The classical “Food Pyramid” is really what drove this point home.


The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that in medicine is used primarily to treat difficult-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in …